InDesign Secrets
Adobe InDesign tips, techniques and insider info from Anne-Marie Concepcion and David Blatner.

New contributors; Nashville conf.; New Window; 20 Activation limit; Neat script for indexing; Dynamic spelling; Transparencide PSA; Master page text frames; Obscurity of the Week: Place Item(s)


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Listen in your browser: InDesignSecrets-078.mp3 (15.5 MB, 33.5 minutes) (the transcript of this podcast will be posted soon)

  • News: Welcome to our newest blog contributors Bob Levine (it's LeVEEN, we learned) and Ted LoCascio; Nashville CS Conf. Recap
  • Snippet from our "Essential Tips for InDesign" session at the conference: New Window Tricks
  • Hot Post #1: 20 Activations Limit (by Bob)
  • Hot Post #2: Indexing Page Ranges (by David) and the IndexBrutal script
  • "Stop the Transparencide" new PSA from Adobe
  • Another snippet from our session: Dynamic Spelling Tricks
  • Master Page Text Frames and Autoflow, once and for all!
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Place Item(s)

Other links mentioned in the Podcast: New sponsor! Recosoft's PDF2ID plug-in discount, just for InDesignSecrets users See what Bob and Ted look like and read their bios (scroll down) Ted Locascio's The InDesign Effects Book The IndexBrutal script (in the original French, or Google-ized into English) Main page for the Adobe PDF Print Engine Our InDesign keyboard shortcut posters (use the secret 50% discount code mentioned in the podcast, or enter the code SWATCHES for 25% off entire order)

Direct download: InDesignSecrets-078.mp3
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